Whether it’s Date-Night-In or Date-Night-Out, enjoy perfect Valentine’s Day plans with dinner and a show. By Madelyn Smith
First Published by Outclique Magazine
Looking for something safe for you and your loved one to do this Valentine’s Day weekend?
Create your own ‘dinner and a show’ night at home or pack a picnic from one of these local arts and entertainment experiences. For culinary inspiration and a step-by-step guide to create, check out these perfectly paired cheese and charcuterie boards below, brought to you by @TheGatheringPlate.
Enjoy a safe and socially distanced show at the new Backlot Live at the Broward Center. Located at the Lillian S. Wells Backstage Place, this new experience offers a one-of-a-kind evening of entertainment under the stars as you enjoy an in-person show with comedian Benji Brown.
Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM
Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale
Award-winning, NYC-based jazz pianist and accordionist Ben Rosenblum celebrates Valentine’s Day with a one-night only, special program of love songs and ballads from around the world. Together with his internationally-touring trio, Rosenblum revisits classic love songs from the Great American Songbook and beyond, weaving together an eclectic selection of romantic numbers from the jazz and global music traditions.
Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 PM
Arts Garage, Delray Beach
Tara, a young woman, drops out of college unbeknownst to her mother and becomes a surrogate for Gabriel and Elliott, a well-established gay couple. Suddenly, Tara finds herself carrying not only their future child, but a terrible secret as well.
Saturday, Feb. 13 at 8 PM
Sunday, Feb. 14 at 5 PM
Island City Stage, Wilton Manors
New York Stories opera presents three intimate vignettes based on real people’s experiences living in the big apple. The opera is musically conversational in three skits sung in English, hosted at the Miami Theater Center.
Sunday, Feb. 14 at 3 PM
Miami Theater Center, Miami Shores
Easton Corbin croons in his distinctive Southern drawl and blends traditional instrumentation with modern day production alongside vivid country storytelling for a sound that is uniquely his.
Hosted at the Old School Square in Delray Beach, tickets are price per POD, which are clean and socially distanced bundled seating for up to four guests.
Old School Square, Delray Beach
One of NSU Art Museum’s most popular education programs, Creativity Exploration promotes the development of creativity and self-expression through art-making and the practice of mindfulness. Join educator and mindfulness instructor Lark Keeler for a Zoom class inspired by the art of assemblage and artists Yolanda Lopez, Malia Landis, and Betye Saar, participants will construct a mixed media shrine in honor of a loved one. Reservations required.
Saturday, Feb. 13 at 12 PM
This Valentine’s Day let Seraphic Fire serenade you and your loved ones. Associate Conductor James K. Bass will host a presentation of never-before-released archival recordings of Seraphic Fire love songs–a highlight reel of some of the sweetest and most tender performances throughout the years. The performance continues into the next week as a Seraphic Fire artist prepares a personalized video performance serving as a one-on-one love-song serenade.
Video release: Sunday, Feb. 14 at 4 PM
Live pre-concert conversation: Sunday, Feb. 14 at 3:30 PM
Go to the cinema with the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival’s curated list of award-winning movies available for streaming from the comfort of your own home.
For more entertainment options, visit ArtsCalendar.com.